Federal Investigators Probe High-Tech Explosives Theft
`Officials are investigating the theft of 400 pounds of high-powered plastic explosives in New Mexico. The material was stolen from a bunker owned by a bomb expert who works at a national research lab outside Albuquerque, N.M.
ABC News has been told it’s one of the most significant thefts of high-power explosives ever in the United States. [..]
The missing 400 pounds of explosives includes 150 pounds of what is known as C-4 plastic, or “sheet explosive,” which can be shaped and molded and is often used by terrorists and military operatives.’